Summary: You are responsible for what you do here.
Your use of services offered by Maarewa (referred to Services in this document) is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and Maarewa. This page explains how the agreement is made up, and sets out some of the terms of that agreement (referred as Terms of Service (TOS) in this document). The name 'Maarewa' has been used interchangeably with 'Maarewa.com'.
Information for text contributors to Maarewa projects
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Use of Services by You
The visitor/user while surfing the Site shall not post, transmit or otherwise distribute information constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use the Site in any manner whatsoever which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site; post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component. You must retain all copyright, trademarks, service mark, and other proprietary notices contained in the original content in any authorized copy that you make of this site. You are not authorized to use this site or Content, except as indicated above, in any manner, including, without limitation:
(1) in violation of any applicable law, order, or regulation specified by Indian laws and India Company Rights;
(2) in a way that infringes upon the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others, or
(3) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful. In addition, you shall not breach or try to breach the security of this site that includes without limitation: (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server account that you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach a security or authentication measure of this site and/or Content without proper authorization, and/or (c) using viruses, spamming, flooding, etc. to interfere with service to any user, host, or network.
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www.maarewa.com does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. However, www.maarewa.com will take all reasonable steps to provide you with error free, uninterrupted user experience. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service. The user/member acknowledges that use of the Service is solely at their cost and risk. www.maarewa.com is not responsible for suspension of the Service, irrespective of the reason for such interruption / suspension. www.maarewa.com may discontinue or change the Service or its availability at any time, and the user/member is also free to stop availing the Service at any time. For warranties regarding Information found on www.maarewa.com please refer to our Disclaimers.
Limitation of Liability
This website maa rewa found at the uniform resource locator ID - www.maarewa.com has been set up and promoted, and is maintained, by MAURYA LEARNING PVT LTD. Maurya Learning Pvt Ltd. and its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates, and agents shall not be liable to you for any loss, cost, damage, or other injury, of any kind whatsoever, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, arising out of or caused in whole or in part by:
(1) your use of, inability to use, or reliance on, any part of this site or content,
(2) any errors or omissions in any part of the site or in the content therein, or
(3) or any other person's performance of any obligations under or in connection with the terms and conditions. In no event will www.maarewa.com or any of its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates, and agents be liable to you or any third party for any punitive, consequential, direct, incidental, indirect, special, exemplary, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
The owners reserve the right to modify this site and the Terms and Conditions and any other policies governing the site at any time. Modifications may be posted on the site, and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to the site.
Changes and Termination
Once you agree to the Terms and Conditions you are not conferred any rights, remedies, or benefits upon any person other than you and www.maarewa.com. These rights are not transferable in any way without the prior written consent of ours. Should any provision of the Terms and Conditions be held to be void, invalid, unenforceable, or illegal by a proper legal authority, the validity and enforceability of the other provisions shall not be affected. The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Karnataka and that of India, without effect to any principles of conflicts of law of India.
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MAAREWA MAKES NO GUARANTEE OF VALIDITY
Maarewa is an online open-content collaborative guide, that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a guide to the local food joints of India. The structure of the project allows anyone with an Internet connection to alter its content. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.
That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information in maarewa; much of the time you will. However, Maarewa cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given food joint/eatery may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge about the relevant eatery.
No formal peer review
We are working on ways to select and highlight reliable information on the eateries. Our active founders are monitoring the changes to the contents made by people. However, Maarewa is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. Even content of eateries that have been vetted by informal peer review or featured eateries processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them.
None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with Maarewa in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.
No contract; limited license
Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual Maarewa contributors, the company Maurya Learning Pvt Ltd, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this website or sister website subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of Maarewa or any of its agents, members, company, organizers or other users.
There is no agreement or understanding between you and Maarewa regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL); neither is anyone at Maarewa responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on Maarewa.
Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the pages of Maarewa are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of the information under the CC-BY-SA and GFDL licensing schemes. Unless otherwise stated Maarewa is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such Maarewa cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.
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The terms "we", "us", and "Maarewa" refer to Maarewa.com and the terms "you" and "your" refer to you, as a user of Maarewa.com. The term "personal information" means information that you provide to us which personally identifies you to be contacted or identified, such as your name, phone number, email address, and any other data that is tied to such information.
Information we collect and how we use it
We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the collection of personal information is limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purposes identified below. If we use your information in a manner different than the purpose for which it is collected, then we will ask you for your consent prior to such use.
Account information. If you create an account to take advantage of the full range of services offered on Maarewa, we ask for and record personal information which you have provided in the website you use to sign up or link to - Google.com, Twitter.com, Facebook.com. When you sign in, you will be asked by Google.com/ Facebook.com/ Twitter.com to authorize our access of your information.
Submissions. We store and may publicly display your submissions in order to provide the services that we offer. When we display your submissions, we do so together with your accountname on maarewa. . The term "submit" refers to the information that you submit or post to Maarewa for public display, such as eateries, ratings, reviews, photos, comments, and the information that you display as part of your account profile.
Feedback. If you contact us to provide feedback, register a complaint, or ask a question, we will record any personal information and other content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication.
Cookies. We send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely indentify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term "cookies" refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing the site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of Maarewa may not work properly or at all. Maarewa uses third party tools, who may collect information about your visits to Maarewa using cookies and your interaction with Maarewa products and services. You can opt-out of sharing this information with third parties by deactivating cookies, however, this may prevent you from accessing certain functionalities of maarewa.com. Please refer to the help file of your browser to understand the process of deactivating cookies on your browser.
Maarewa may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on all such third party websites which you encounter on the site.
You hereby acknowledge that Maarewa is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Contacting the website and access to your personal information
Upon written request, subject to certain exceptions, Maarewa will inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information. When requesting access to your personal information, we may request specific information from you to enable us to confirm your identity and right to access, as well as to search for and provide the personal information that we hold about you.
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